The second great command is not, “Pray for your neighbor.” Rather, the command is, “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Yet one of the clearest reflections of this love is our praying on behalf of one another. There is no better way to love another than to make intercession for them, specifically that their faith would not fail when under assault....Keep Reading
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This Sunday, July 21, we will study Psalm 148 looking at the all creatures of our God and king......
This Sunday, June 30, we will study Psalm 121 looking at a Psalm of Ascent......
Last Sunday we looked at Matthew 13:1-23 where Jesus tells the parable of the various soils. Through this parable Jesus explains the nature of the kingdom but also how a person must enter the kingdom. Included in this blog are questions taken from Donald Whitley's "Ten Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health" to help you assess what kind of soil you are based on how yo...Keep Reading
For those of you thinking about devoting greater attention to the Word in 2013, here is a compilation of great resources for you to consider using as tools...Keep Reading
As Christians, our hearts are to react to sin like a hand to a hot stove. So how do we develop a greater sensitivity to our sin? How do we develop this mourning that leads to blessedness and comfort? Developing a heart that mourns rightly....Keep Reading
Matthew 5:3 says, "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." But how do we develop this type of humility that wins the kingdom?...Keep Reading
Tim Keller gives these ten practical suggestions for engaging in gospel conversations with friends. What's notable about this list is how incredibly simply it is. You should definitely incorporate his advice here....Keep Reading
Luke Akins shares with us some of the teaching he has been going through with the youth from 1 John 2:15-17, where we are told that our love should be directed toward God and not the things of this world....Keep Reading
We have been going through the letter of 1 John in our adult education class currently. This week we come to the familiar verses about that command "Do not love the world!" What does that mean? Are we supposed to eschew everything around us and retreat into spiritual hermitage? Certainly not! We are to move within the world with new affections that are fixed not on the thi...Keep Reading
One of the consequences of the internet-trained brain seems to be an inability to hide very much - not much of the Word of God, to be sure - in our hearts. That results in a crippling weakness in the battle for godliness....Keep Reading
He washed my eyes with tears that I might see,The broken heart I had was good for me;He tore it all apart and looked inside,He found it full of fear and foolish pride.He swept away the things that made me blind,And then I saw the clouds were silver lined;And now I understand 'twas best for me,He washed my eyes with tears that I might see. He washed my eyes with tears that...Keep Reading
In the teaching on January 15, Tom called us to join him in committing ourselves to delight in Christ through the Word this year. Once way to do this would be to try a Bible reading plan that takes you through the New Testament, 5 minutes a day, 5 days a week....Keep Reading